February Vacation Camp

February 20 – 24

Register today!

Join the JAC Affiliated Artist Program!

This unique program for artists not only provides an opportunity to be affiliated with a nationally recognized arts organization, but also steers interested individuals and art patrons to their websites. Learn more…



Bridging Patterns

January 20 – March 11, 2017

Closing  Reception Panel Discussion:
Saturday, March 11th, 4pm

Gallery Hours: Wed. – Sat. 10am-2pm
or by appointment


The Jamestown Arts Center is a non-profit,
multi-disciplinary facility created to benefit the community of Jamestown, RI, and beyond.


The Jamestown Arts Center is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary facility created to benefit the community of Jamestown, Rhode Island, and beyond.

Our mission is to engage, enrich and inspire our community through extraordinary arts and educational experiences.

JAC TALKS: Tony Estrella – Thoughts from the Bubble, Art in (perpetually) Troubled Times

03/05/2017 | 4:00pm

JAC TALKS: Tony Estrella Thoughts from the Bubble, Art in (perpetually) Troubled Times Sunday, March 5th, 4:00pm Artistic Director of the Gamm Theatre, Actor, Directo and Teacher $10 General Admission  |  $8 JAC Members  |  $5 Students Save JAC Talks :: Tony Estrella General Admission $10.00 USDJAC Member $8.00 USDStudent $5.00 USD Save Save Save[…..]

More Info

Bridging Patterns Closing Reception & Panel Discussion

03/11/2017 | 4:00pm

BRIDGING PATTERNS CLOSING  RECEPTION  & PANEL  DISCUSSION Saturday, March 11th 4:00pm This is a FREE Event Seamus Hames (Arts Education Coordinator, Jamestown Arts Center and former Art Director, Top Drawer) will lead a discussion concerning “Outsider” Art and arts-based programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Panelists include Toni Carroll (Managing Director, Flying Shuttles Studio), Nate[…..]

More Info

JAC Renovation


JAC Renovation March 17 – April 21, 2017 The main gallery space at the Jamestown Arts Center will be CLOSED for renovations & equipment upgrades March 17 – April 21, 2017The JAC office will be open and all educational programming will run during the renovations In 2016 we received two incredible grants that will allow[…..]

More Info

For Adults

Year round classes where adults can flex their creativity, find a creative outlet or sharpen their skills. Classes offered in fine arts, technology and design.

For Teens

Teen classes are geared towards the dynamic adolescent brain – Creative classes & workshops in a variety of fine arts, technology and design driven mediums.

For Children

Children: Year round dynamic, hands on classes & vacation and summer camps designed especially for children. We offer creative birthday parties too!



01/20/2017–03/11/2017 | 6-8pm

BRIDGING PATTERNS A collaborative exhibition featuring Rhode Island disability service organizations: Bridges, Inc., Flying Shuttles, Looking Upwards, RHD,  and Top Drawer, including a site-specific  Exquisite Corpse installation. OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, January 20th, 6-8pm Featuring Live Music by RHD-RI GALLERY HOURS: Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm or by appointment EXHIBITION DATES: January 20, 2017 – March[…..]


Creating Outside the Lines

Posted on January 20, 2017

JAMESTOWN — It seems there is never a dull moment at the Out-of-the-Box Art Studio operated by Bridges Inc. Rhode Island artists with developmental disabilities are in and out of the studio on Clinton Avenue throughout the day. Their paintings, sculptures, fabrics, collages and other works fill the studio. It recently received a $2,300 grant[…..]


Jamestown Arts Center | Location: 18 Valley Street, Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835 | Mailing Address: PO Box 97, Jamestown,
Rhode Island 02835 | for more Information call: (401) 560-0979 or email


Designed and Built by Worldways Social Marketing